Max & Murphy: Rookie Sen. Biaggi on Early Progress, Looming Tests for Albany Dems

Originally published in citylimits.org on February 07, 2019.

If the Democratic takeover of the New York State Senate after the 2018 elections has a face, it might be Alessandra Biaggi’s: Young, female, progressive and the winner not just of a general election race but also of a primary battle against a former member of the breakaway Independent Democratic Conference. Biaggi’s September victory over Jeff Klein, a founder and leader of the IDC, would have been impressive if it had been a squeaker. That Biaggi won in a landslide was stunning.